Dr. Joon graduated in 1991 from University
of Malaya attaining the Bachelor of Dental Surgery.
She was then offered attachment training at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital in
Johor Bahru where she worked under the supervision of Dato' Dr. Tan Nam
Hoo (Consultant - Maxilo-Facial Surgery) and Dr. Chen Swee
Lian (Consultant - Oral Surgery). In 1993, upon completion of the
attachment training, she was transferred to Tangkak, Johor as Dental Surgeon in
charge of the Tangkak Hospital's Dental Clinic until 1995 and then to the Kluang
District Hospital in Johore until 1997.
She left government service and worked in private practice since 1997. Joined
JOON DENTAL CLINIC as a founding partner in 2003.
Chronology of Events
Dr Joon completed her Form Six in
the High School Kluang (Johore) and was offered to do Dental Surgery in the
University of Malaya. University
At the University of Malaya, Dr Joon participated in the
Asia Pacific Dental Association's Annual Congress that was held in Kuala Lumpur
as one of the organizing Committee Members and among others also joined the
Student's Service Corps to stay and serve the rural community at Jelebu, Negeri
Sembilan for 2 weeks.
Upon graduation in 1991, Dr Joon briefly
worked in a private practice in Muar, Johore before joining the Dental
Specialist Clinic within the Sultanah Aminah Hospital in Johore Bahru. Career with the Government (1991)
At the Dental
Specialist Clinic, Dr Joon worked under the leadership of Dato' Dr Tan Nam Hoo
and Dr Chen Siew Lian. This tenure was a very good exposure in both restorative
treatments as well as emergency maxillo facial treatments. Here she had
extensive hands on experience in treating accident victims and also in
specialised treatments such treating maxillo facial injuries.
1993 Dr Joon was offered the position of Dental Surgeon in charge of the Tangkak
sub-district. This position was based in the Tangkak Hospital's Dental Clinic
where Dr Joon was to manage the day-to-day operations. There were a total of 12
direct staff members and the clinic managed preventive treatments in more than
30 schools in the sub-district.
She was also involved in the
treatment via mobile operations in rural areas and aboriginal (Perkampungan
Orang Asli) villages in the Tangkak area.
The management exposure
received in this attachment proved very valuable during the years to come while
she embarked on private practice.
From Tangkak, Dr Joon
transferred to the Kluang Hospital's Dental Clinic in 1995 and was attached
there until her leaving the government service in 1997. Private
As she left the government service, Dr Joon then
worked for a private practice in Kuantan, Pahang and subsequently moved to a
practice in Kuala Lumpur at the turn of the millenium in the year 1999.
Formation of Joon Dental Clinic (2003)
practiced for more than 12 years, Dr Joon decided to start her own practice in
2003. She joined Joon Dental Clinic as a founding partner.
partners of Joon Dental Clinic feel that her management experience and exposure
in a variety of types of treatments and working environment would benefit our
patients very much in her being able to make good judgment on the choices of
treatment that best fits a situation.
The inception of Joon Dental
Clinic is a humble start of a journey ... Your Journey
to a Better Smile!